CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Rampage were taking a long, uncomfortable glance towards 0-4.
Three third-quarter goals by the visiting Harrisburg Heat flipped a Cedar Rapids halftime lead into a two-score deficit.
In the end, that wa ... »
AMES - The lights in Marcel Spears' head started to go on in the dead of winter.
He hadn't found the role he hoped for on the Iowa State football team and was about to head into spring ball searching for answers. A meeting with defensive coordin ... »
AMES - The feeling in the locker room wasn't different.
There was still disappointment. Plenty of it.
Iowa State had opportunities to beat Iowa for the first time in three years, but drops and missed tackles ultimately had the Cyclones (1-1) ... »
AMES - Joel Lanning broke down the numbers.
This is his fifth year with the Iowa State football team. He's been on the sideline four times for the matchup against Iowa. He's played in one Cy-Hawk game and has only seen his Cyclones win once.
AMES - Josh Knipfel sat and waited by the phone.
The calls he wanted never came.
As a senior at Hampton-Dumont in 2015, Knipfel had dreams of playing Division I football. Now he's the starting right guard at Iowa State as a true sopho ... »
AMES - When film of the Iowa football team flips on, it doesn't take the Iowa State coaches and players long to see how it can win.
Run and stop the run.
Seeing it and executing, though, are two very different things.
The Cyclone ... »
AMES - Halftime approached and the Iowa State football team was still searching for answers.
Holding a 14-10 lead against Northern Iowa without an offensive touchdown was a fortunate spot to be in, but there needed to be more.
That's when ru ... »
AMES - Too much newness and a lack of execution doomed the Iowa State football team in its season-opening loss to Northern Iowa last season.
The Cyclones put those in their rearview mirror Saturday and turned it around on the Panthers in the fir ... »
Breaking down Saturday's season opener between Iowa State and Northern Iowa at Jack Trice Stadium.
ISU rush offense vs. UNI rush defense
Iowa State returns its top two rushers from last season, David Montgomery and Mike Warre ... »
AMES - The loss was a sting that lingered for several weeks.
Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell opened his tenure with a five-point loss to Northern Iowa that was riddled with errors. The newness and culture shock was too much for the players ... »
AMES - Brian Peavy sees the images and hears the updates.
Being 969 miles away from family in his hometown of Houston while they deal with the effects of Hurricane Harvey makes the situation tough for the Iowa State defensive back.
"Just ... »